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    Zero Conditional?

    You will be with me everywhere I appear is this sentence considered to be a Zero Conditional?

    If not Zero Conditional, can you explain, please what rule do we apply here?

    What if I say You will be with me everywhere I WILL appear?

    Thank you for your time and attention

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    Re: Zero Conditional?

    It is not a zero conditional. It is an unremarkable sentence using the future tense. I would not use the second "will".

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    Re: Zero Conditional?

    The problem is that, if I were to translate this sentence from my own language into English, it would sound like "You will be with me everywhere I WILL appear".
    I am trying to find a clue or rule to apply to this sentence in order to avoid making further mistakes when translating this kind of sentences. :(

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    Re: Zero Conditional?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kakhacho View Post
    You will be with me everywhere I appear
    Will it work if "everywhere" is replaced with "wherever"?

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    Re: Zero Conditional?

    Yes. Add a fullstop.

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    Re: Zero Conditional?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kakhacho View Post
    I am trying to find a clue or rule
    No "will" is used in the following examples quoted from my Oxford Dictionary, perhaps it can serve as a clue.
    Sit wherever you like.
    Do whatever you like.
    Choose whichever brand you prefer.
    You can ask for help whenever you need it.

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: Zero Conditional?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kakhacho View Post
    The problem is that, if I were to translate this sentence from my own language into English, it would sound like "You will be with me everywhere I WILL appear".
    Different languages handle things differently with tenses. I wouldn't say that the second will is an error, but it's not necessary and few would use it.

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